Updated (September 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon 1 V1

Canon PowerShot G15 vs Nikon 1 V1

Winner
Canon PowerShot G15

56

Nikon 1 V1

30

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon 1 V1

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,200 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1300 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G15.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon 1 V1.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$417 - $499

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$589

Overall image quality Better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$549 - $649

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon 1 V1 Competitors

Nikon 1 J5

Nikon 1 J5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$497 with 10-30mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Better image quality
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$215 with 10-30mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,197 with 10-30mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Slower video autofocus

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